The North West of Ireland has experienced massive emigration during the past 150 year. It is seen by many as being the most barren and rural part of Ireland. There is still a lot going on in the region, it is just a matter of tracking it down. On this page we have tried to make the task of finding activities and events in the North West a little easier.
These top attractions are all too good to put in a strict order. So just think of them as ten of the best. The ten attractions and destinations that you won't want to miss.
Discover the face of Ireland that interests you most. We've broken Ireland's attractions, locations, and events into categories so you can easily find what appeals to you and your group.
A nation of poets, playwrights, thinkers, and creators. See the homes and landscapes that inspired the likes of Swift, Wilde, Yeats, Joyce and Heaney.
You've seen them on the big screen. Now experience Ireland's landscapes for yourself, visiting the sets of Game of Thrones, Star Wars and other classics.
An ancient world awaits you. From within the stones of Ireland's ancient castles and monuments, the legends of ages past will reveal themselves to you.
Don't forget your camera as you head outdoors in Ireland. Some magnificent landscapes await you whether you're walking, cycling, sailing or climbing.
As well as being an Island itself, Ireland is surrounded by smaller islands with tiny populations and fascinating backstories. We're working our way through them!
Adare is a small town in Co. Limerick, known for its quaint and colourful thatched cottages. Adare is considered to be one of Ireland's most beautiful towns so stop and take in the view. Don't forget your camera today - the perfect chance to capture the essence of old Ireland.
Explore Adare Village along the Wild Atlantic Way
Originally built in 1823, Blarney Woollen Mills was mainly used for the spinning and weaving of wool. After it closed in 1973, it reopened in 1975 — as an Irish heritage shop.